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Midi dresses but shorter

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MaryJane71Again Sun 12-May-13 21:55:56

I'm trying to find a dress just like my topshop midi dress which reaches my calves - I'm 5'5. It needs to be just under my knees. I've seen women wearing them but have been googling all day and can't find any!
They're t-shirty material with elastine so cheap. And 'body con'.
Anyone?
Hope the above makes sense smile

tethersend Sun 12-May-13 22:09:24

New Look has loads

tethersend Sun 12-May-13 22:11:28

Asos petite range

MaryJane71Again Sun 12-May-13 22:14:32

I've looked on the New Look and asos websites tethers, but the models are 5' 9, so yes the dresses are just below knee length on them!

tethersend Sun 12-May-13 23:28:22

Asos petite range no good?

MaryJane71Again Mon 13-May-13 07:33:23

I'll have another look, thank you

LadyBigtoes Mon 13-May-13 07:54:15

Just buy your favourite and take up the hem (or get an alterations shop to do it).

tethersend Mon 13-May-13 08:37:30

Or buy a knee length (on the model) dress

bishboschone Mon 13-May-13 11:33:06

I have one from river island . It's suppose to be midi I think but I am 5 ft and its really not . I'll try and find it.

bishboschone Mon 13-May-13 11:33:58

http://www.riverisland.com/women/dresses/bodycon-dresses/Grey-marble-print-column-dress-637827

bishboschone Mon 13-May-13 11:34:39

It's super duper flattering on hourglass too as the black bit under the bust exaggerates my waist .

MaryJane71Again Mon 13-May-13 19:49:54

Thank you. Sewing is not my forte, asos petite range was a bit limited, so I've just ordered the River Island one - thanks bishboschone! It got the thumbs up at work aswell smile

bishboschone Mon 13-May-13 20:01:30

No problems , hope you like it smile

MaryJane71Again Mon 13-May-13 20:08:39

Do you wear yours with black shoes? Or something more adventurous? It's for a special occasion at the end of June.

bishboschone Mon 13-May-13 20:12:39

I haven't actually worn it yet ( don't go out much !) I think high sandals would be better though. It's quite a light dress and I think black may be too heavy .

MaryJane71Again Tue 14-May-13 20:10:17

Thanks again. I don't go out much either! But I have some sandals, yes they are black, but are very summery. In fact I've had them so long they seem to be back in fashion again grin

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